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2020 Annual Report

The Gates Public Library 2020 Annual Report is now available to view! Although our numbers were drastically lower due to COVID-19, the library was able to add many new services for its patrons. This includes: curbside pickup, virtual programming, expanded digital resources and summer take & make kits in collaboration with the Gates Chili Central […]

Genealogy Computers Now Available!

Genealogy computers are now available to use at the Gates Public Library! Access Ancestry, Heritage Quest and many other genealogy resources on our genealogy computers. Discover your family history and start your family tree today! Ancestry.com Discover your family history and start your family tree. Access billions of genealogy records including Census, Social Security Death […]

Learn Python with ROC Code

Learn Python programming for free, in an in-person community-wide event! Students of any age are welcome, and no prior experience is needed. Students will create a simple, fun, beginner-level project or game that will get them started on their coding journey! The one and a half hour sessions will be held in person July 2nd […]

Chess Club for Kids

Don’t forget! Chess Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month from 6:30 to 8:00 PM, in the Community Space. This club is for kids under the age of 18 who know how to play chess! All chess players are welcome, from beginners to masters. Our club is informal. Kids can come […]

June In-Person Storytimes at Westgate Park

Don’t forget! We still have three weeks left of our Westgate Park Storytimes! And we have added a third day (Mondays) to the last three weeks! That’s right! You now have three opportunities to come to the park to sing, read, and dance with Mary Jo and Miss Hannah! Call or stop in today to […]

June Book Sale

We’re having a BOOK SALE, sponsored by the Friends of the Gates Public Library! Members Day (for Friends of the Gates Public Library Members) begins Friday, June 11th at 3PM – 6PM. You may renew or join at the door for $5. Sale for the General Public begins Saturday, June 12th at 10AM – 3PM. Don’t forget to bring […]

Memorial Day 2021

This #MemorialDay we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country and to their families. #WeRemember

Closed Monday, May 31 for Memorial Day

Just a reminder: We will be CLOSED on Monday, May 31 in observance of Memorial Day. The Town of Gates will be holding a Memorial Day Service at 10 am on Monday May 31 to recognize the men and women who have served our country and dedicate a new historical flagpole in their honor. Follow the link […]

25th Annual Gates Chili Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

Sponsorship opportunities available! We are seeking your participation in our 25th Annual Gates Chili Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction to be held at Brook-Lea Country Club on Monday, July 26th, 2021. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic we had to cancel our 2020 tournament but are excited to be golfing in 2021. We […]

No More Quarantining!

We’ve got some great news! As of Monday, May 17, we are no longer quarantining items! Items can be returned as normal at the Circulation Desk or in the book drop behind the library.